[ mool-meyn, mohl- ]
/ mulˈmeɪn, moʊl- /
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a seaport in southern Myanmar (Burma) at the mouth of the Salween River.
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Also Maulmain, Mawlamyine.
Words nearby Moulmein
mouldy, mouldy fig, moulin, Moulin Rouge, Moulins, Moulmein, moult, Moultrie, mound, moundbird, mound builder
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How to use Moulmein in a sentence
The teak cut on either bank must be rafted down to Moulmein; and hence disputes would be sure to arise.
The capital required to work the timber was found by British subjects from Moulmein, the Karennis furnishing the labour.
The navigation from the sea to Moulmein up the Salwen is far more difficult than the passage up to Rangoon.
Moulmein is134 admirably situated on a range of hills, rising to a considerable elevation on the left bank of the Salwen.
While rice is the main element in the trade of Rangoon, teak is the principal article at Moulmein.
British Dictionary definitions for Moulmein
/ (maʊlˈmeɪn) /
a port in S Myanmar, near the mouth of the Salween River: exports teak and rice. Pop: 390 000 (2005 est)
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